The Chemistry Book
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From atoms and fluorescent pigments to sulfa drug synthesis and buckyballs, this lush and authoritative chronology presents 250 milestones in the world of chemistry.
As the "central science" that bridges biology and physics, chemistry plays an important role in countless medical and technological advances. Covering entertaining stories and unexpected applications, chemist and journalist Derek B. Lowe traces the most importantand surprisingchemical discoveries.
Since 1989, author and chemist Derek B. Lowe, has worked for several major pharmaceutical companies on drug discovery projects against schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, diabetes, cancer, and other diseases.
Derek B Lowe
The Chemistry Book. From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History of Chemistry
Hardcover, 528 pages
2016 by Sterling Publishing Co Inc